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Apple's iPhone reinvented the smartphone market, made apps commonplace and brought millions of customers to AT&T. And the iPhone platform, which accounts for a big chunk of Apple's profit, keeps improving as multiple rivals target the device.

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What's right (and wrong) with iOS 8

What's right (and wrong) with iOS 8

Since its release, I've put iOS 8 to the test on a range of hardware, from the aging iPhone 4s to a brand new iPhone 6 Plus, and I've gotten to know the operating system really well, and this has allowed me to draw up a pretty good picture of what's right and wrong with this new release.

published September 25, 2014 by

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Apple unveils iTunes LP

Jeff Robbin, Apple's vice president of consumer applications, shows off iTunes 9's new LP feature. Purchased albums come with many extras, including album art, song lyrics, photos, and video.

published September 9, 2009 by

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Apple introduces iTunes 9

Jeff Robbin, Apple's VP of consumer applications, demonstrates the newest iTunes store and the home-sharing feature, which allows up to five authorized computers in one home to share music, TV shows and apps.

published September 9, 2009 by

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Which smartphone platform should developers aim for?

For start-ups without a lot of time or money, is it smarter to develop for the iPhone first or the Android OS? Panelists at the AlwaysOn Summit at Stanford discuss the pros and cons of each platform. With 65,000 apps available, the iPhone may be the most popular smartphone, but that also means that many more apps can eclipse yours. Panelists include Purnima Kochikar, vice president of the Nokia Community and Developer Forum; Dorrian Porter, CEO of Mozes; Simon Khalaf, CEO of Flurry; and moderator Mark Newhall, co-founder of IdealWave Solutions and INmobile.org.

published July 30, 2009 by

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The month ahead: How the iPhone 3GS is faring

With earnings season looming, ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das and senior editor Sam Diaz look ahead at July and discuss what's on deck for the big four: Apple, Yahoo, Google, and Microsoft. We all know ad spending has tapered, but what does that mean for Google? And will Windows 7 carry Microsoft through the recession?

published July 2, 2009 by

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Is AT&T slowly dethroning the almighty iPhone?

ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz shares his views on the release of Apple's new iPhone 3G S. Diaz says there is a dark shadow being cast over the new device because of its exclusive relationship with carrier AT&T, while users complain about two-year contracts and lack of support for MMS messaging.

published June 23, 2009 by

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WWDC 2009 keynote wrap-up

Brian Tong covers all the announcements from the WWDC 2009 keynote. There's the new iPhone 3G S, more iPhone 3.0 OS details, Mac OS X Snow Leopard's first public viewing, and the MacBook Pro line gets a new family member.

published June 8, 2009 by

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WWDC 2009: Zipcar announces app for iPhone

At Apple's WWDC in San Francisco, Luke Schneider of Zipcar shows off a new application for the iPhone. The new software enables Zipcar users to find and reserve the nearest available vehicle on a city map. It also sports a feature that will beep the horn of the reserved Zipcar and unlock it when the user is close by.

published June 8, 2009 by

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